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Men’s basketball hits the road for NIT

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Though UVM men’s basketball will not participate in the NCAA tournament, they will still take part in the postseason. The Catamounts will participate in the 2018 National Invitational Tournament and will be the No. 6 seed in their portion of the bracket. They will visit No. 3 seed Middle Tennes...

Late shot shocks Catamounts in title game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

With one swish of the net as the final seconds ticked off, the University of Maryland Baltimore County broke the hearts of the Vermont Catamounts and their fans. Jairus Lyles made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds to go as the Retrievers celebrated the America East tournament title at Patrick Gym after a 65...

Women’s lacrosse wins and loses at home

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Vermont women’s lacrosse embraced MAACtion this week, as two teams from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference visited Virtue Field. UVM hosted Siena College Wednesday Feb. 28 in a game that saw history made. Junior midfielder Elise Koehl tied a school record with eight goals in the game as ...

Men’s basketball heads to America East championship

Men’s basketball heads to America East championship

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Headliners, March Madness, Sports

Vermont men’s basketball is headed to the America East championship. For the third year in a row, UVM men’s basketball will play for a spot in the NCAA tournament and for the America East title. Top-seeded Vermont defeated No. 5 Stony Brook 70-51 at Patrick Gym yesterday to punch their t...

Catamounts stomp over Black Bears

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Vermont took the first step towards America East glory, defeating the University of Maine on the back of a superb second half performance. UVM outplayed Maine Saturday night, winning 75-60, and advanced to the semifinals. They will play Stony Brook University March 6. Senior guard Trae Bell-H...

New format improves NBA All-Star Game

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns

In the middle of the NBA season, with injuries and fatigue affecting many players, the All-Star weekend provided a break from day-to-day basketball activities. The league’s brightest stars came together in one city to put on a show for the basketball world in a newly structured NBA All-Star gam...

Women’s basketball falls after coach ejection

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The women’s basketball head coach was ejected from a game Thursday night after Vermont was charged with two technical fouls. Vermont continued their losing streak, losing to the University of Maine Feb. 22 with a final score of 79-47 and Stony Brook University three days later, 55-49. Head ...

Profile on Stefanos Lekkas

Profile on Stefanos Lekkas

February 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Videos

In his sophomore year playing for UVM Men’s Hockey, goalkeeper Stefanos Lekkas has established himself as one of the premier defensive players in the entire Hockey East conference, and has been named Hockey East’s Defensive Player of the Week numerous times throughout his career at UVM. Here’s...

Korean unity headlines the Pyeongchang Olympics

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

The Baron Pierre de Coubertin designed the Olympic rings to represent the "united by Olympism," according to a Feb. 11, 2014 The Week article. Perhaps the biggest show of unity in Olympic history is happening right now, with two bordering nations still technically at war coming together in cooperat...

Basketball loses two-year win streak

Basketball loses two-year win streak

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Game Recaps, Sports

For the first time in over two years, UVM men's basketball left the court with a conference loss. The Catamounts' win streak came to an end Sunday, Feb. 18 with a 69-68 loss to the University of Hartford at Patrick Gym. Senior forward Drew Urquhart posted a double-double in the defeat, with 15...

Sophomore hopes to join Olympic legacy

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles

At five years old, UVM women’s hockey forward Ève-Audrey Picard decided that ice hockey would become her sport. The sophomore started learning to play after inspiration from watching her brother’s games. Since joining the UVM women’s hockey program, she’s set herself apart from the rest....

Swimming and diving achieves record GPA

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The women’s swimming and diving team was recognized for a victory outside of the pool this fall: academic achievement. The College Swimming Coaches Association of America  has named them a Scholar All-America Team, with a 3.47 team GPA, the highest ever recorded. Nineteen student athletes on t...

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